In the year of 2011, the Institutional Investor elevated the status of Gareth Henry to that of “Rising Star” at their 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. This means that the Institutional Investor considers Gareth Henry to be among those that are primed to become a future leader in the hedge fund industry. The Institutional Investor based their decision to award Gareth the “Rising Star” award on several factors, namely, Gareth’s accomplishments in the hedge fund industry and his numerous contributions thereto distinguishing him among his colleagues in the industry. Gareth Henry attended the Heriot Watt University and from this university acquired a first-class honors degree. Gareth Henry also has the honor of being admitted into the Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in the United Kingdom and the Fellow of Society of Actuaries in the United States as a member. In the year of 2007, when Gareth joined the Fortress Investment Group to be one of the firm’s managing director, his responsibilities involved raising capital and forming client relationships in several foreign markets. In time, his responsibilities diverge to that of leading marketing efforts on a global scale and investor relations initiatives within a division of Fortress Investment Group called Fortress Liquid Markets.
Gareth Henry was not the sole winner at the 2011 Institutional Investor’s 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. The firm for which he works, Fortress Investment Group LLC, was named the “Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year.” This particular award is awarded only to those hedge fund firms that have distinguished itself in certain various aspects of operation including outstanding achievements, extraordinary innovation, and remarkable contributions for the previous year. Fortress Investment Group LLC is also a public traded company, whose shares are traded under the symbol “FIG” in the New York Stock Exchange. Fortress Investment Group is an alternative asset manager that was founded by Wesley R. Edens, Rob Kauffman, and Randal Nardone in 1998 to offer investors different kinds of alternative and traditional investment products. As of this awards event, Fortress Investment Group manages roughly $43.1 billion in assets for its clients.
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